- Our list of the best things to do in Franklin, North Carolina, features the top 120 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Franklin, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Franklin, NC , followed by 98 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bryson City, Cherokee, Highlands, Sylva, Clayton, Sapphire, Cashiers, Dillard, Tiger, Hayesville and Hiawassee
Fast Tracks offers different attractions for kids and adults, from amusement park rides, carnival games and a fun slide, to the site's main attraction – go karts. Fast Tracks offers a pro track, a twisting 3-storey elevated track, and double passenger karts for parents and kids.
Organizing excursions to the Smoky Mountains, Photo Fast Tours provides visitors with the opportunity to capture scenic landmarks with their cameras. Each tour includes photography instruction and tips from an experienced photographer.
Designed like a giant jukebox, Rockin' Raceway Arcade is a classic-style video arcade where visitors can win tickets to trade for a wide variety of prizes at the redemption centre. Outdoors, a go-kart track awaits.
2775 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
For an award-winning family comedy variety show, visit the Comedy Barn. Daily shows feature jugglers, ventriloquists, live music, dog trick acts, and side-splitting comedy for young and old to enjoy.
For a unique theme park experience, visit Dollywood, situated on 150-acres at the foot of the Smoky Mountains. Featuring 40 rides including several roller coasters, live entertainment, and more, this is a trip for the whole family.
94% 2602 votes
1471 McCarter Hollow Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Nestled on 4-acres near the Smoky Mountains,Parrot Mountain and Gardens, is a tropical oasis waiting to be discovered. Featuring hundreds of tropical birds and lush, landscaped gardens, guests of all ages will enjoy this enchanting destination.
Providing amusement and adventure, the Jurassic Jungle Boat Ride is suitable for all ages. This indoor boat ride takes thrill seekers down a river and through caves where they will meet many prehistoric creatures.
Combining a roller coaster-style go kart track, large laser tag arena, and 18-hole indoor blacklight mini golf course, Lazerport Funcenter also includes an extensive video arcade and an old-fashioned ice cream parlor for refreshments.
80% 10 votes
1471 McCarter Hollow Road, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Parrot Mountain & Gardens sits on 4 acres of gardens and features hundreds of tropical birds and thousands of plants, flowers and trees. Visitors can feed birds in the garden and aviary and pet baby birds in the nursery.
For a memorable family fun event, the Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show is a feast for your eyes and your appetite. While enjoying a camp-style dinner, guests are treated to lumberjack competitions, remarkable dog tricks, and comedy.